How do I make copy of the OS from my laptop.

By rickforegolf ·
I need to make a copy of the OS on my laptop, it did not come with the laptop. I need this for back-up.
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by PurpleSkys In reply to How do I make copy of th ...

most laptops come either with recovery software or have it on a hidden partition...but for the sake of arguement, what is the make and model of the laptop?

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Well assuming that you are using a different OS to what came with the NB

by OH Smeg Moderator In reply to How do I make copy of th ...

Any of the Cloning Utilities will do the job.

Things like Clonezilla

In the free range or Symantec Ghost

Acronis True Image

In the pay for Propriety Range can be used. Here it all depends on what it is you want to do and what you want to Backup to and how.


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by WirelessEngineer In reply to Well assuming that you ar ...

Agreed. Clonezilla is great. Does the job, and it's FREE.

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Needless to say

by dldorrance In reply to How do I make copy of th ...

You will need an external HDD on which to clone the your laptop HDD. If you have a spare HDD (preferably with more capacity than the existing internal HDD) you might consider one of these

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